9 lives lost in furniture fire

June 2007
Furniture/Today;6/25/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 41, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that 9 firefighters were killed when a fire ignited at the Sofa Super Store and warehouse in Charleston, South Carolina. According to Fire Chief Russell Thomas, the warehouse was packed with furniture. The cause of the fire was under investigation, but arson was not suspected. Officials claim the building's roof gave in and sent a storm of debris over firefighters and onlookers.


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